Wendy Wortham on The Empty Nest Ceremony for Midlife Women 

A brief explanation of an “Empty Nest” ceremony marks the time of transition, or the “rite of passage,” which emerges for parents in the moment theist or only child leaves home. In our society, this critical transition is paid little attention through the ceremonial form, yet is a most significant milestone in a parent’s life. … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham on Texas Application For Marriage

Wendy Wortham on Texas Application For Marriage

I get numerous phone calls from prospective brides inquiring about what is needed to legally become married in Texas. The application for marriage is not free, the fee is $71.00 and requires information from both the bride and groom be completely filled out. Name of Groom Name of Bride Social Security Number Place of birth … [Read more…]

Tarrant County Pride Parade & Picnic Fort Worth, Texas TCGPWA Wendy Wortham Corporate Sponsor

Tarrant County Pride Parade & Picnic Fort Worth, Texas TCGPWA Wendy Wortham Corporate Sponsor

Yesterday morning, Anne Alexander, myself, Cindy Daniel and several wonderful couples attended a Unification Ceremony on the courthouse steps. Sean Perser, our photographer for Texas Twins TV filmed the event. The couples were invited to march in my parade entry for Texas Twins Events #39. Cindy and I argued for two weeks prior to this … [Read more…]

Reverend Wendy Wortham Explains What Wedding Officiants in Texas Charge for Fees, and Why!

Reverend Wendy Wortham Explains What Wedding Officiants in Texas Charge for Fees, and Why!

For most jurisdictions, the word “Officiant” is a catch all phrase industry word for any wedding minister, wedding pastor, officials, reverends, who can legally officiate a wedding, funeral, baptism, christening, etc. Many professional officiants are independent ministers or civil servants who run their own businesses. They also set their own fee amounts based on experience … [Read more…]

365.0 Pride is our Drive Parade Supporting our Community & Civil Rights of LBGT Couples

365.0 Pride is our Drive Parade Supporting our Community & Civil Rights of LBGT Couples

Last night I attended a scheduled parade meeting hosted by Tina Harvey for TCGPWA. Tina’s tireless efforts in support of her community need to be commended. Meeting her in person for the first time last night, I was amazed at her energy, her drive, and finally, her kind and gentle heart. Saturday, October 5, 2013 … [Read more…]

Need a Wedding Officiant or Traveling Minister in the DFW area ?

I’ve received several phone calls recently from brides seeking a wedding Officiant in Texas, as I’m registered with Texas as an Officiant, my name and phone number are listed on Google index pages as well as Wedding Wire and Gig Salad. Texas Twins Events price matches competitors pricing to ensure a budget friendly event for … [Read more…]

When Performing a Funeral Service

When Performing a Funeral Service

When I present a message to grieving families about death and dying, often Scripture verses are included which are intended to comfort the family and friends. Speaking about the departed one, my message often includes biographical information about the individual; the departed one may have been a community leader, volunteer, parent of a number of … [Read more…]